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THE Iranian World Geography


Provinces, Districts, Islands, Cities & Villages:

Nowadays in: District/Province of: In the Ancient Iranian District/Province of: Founded by Dynasty: Separated from Iran New Persian

Pahlavi

(Middle Persian)

Aryan

(Old Persian)

Median Elamite

Avestan

Abadan - Khuzestan Pars Achaemenian - Ābādān Āpphana Ābphadānā - - -
Ardabil - Ardabil Artavē l Sasanian - Ardabil Bādān Pērōz - - - Artavillā
Ashghabad Turkmenistan - Margiana Parthian 19th Century Eshaghabad Ashkabad - - - -
Baghdad Iraq Khvarvaran Achaemenian 17th Century Baghdad Baghdad Baghdat - - -
Bahrain Bahrain - Miyn-Ab Sumerian/Parthian 1970 Bahrain

Mishmhig/Ovl

- - - -
Baku Azerbaijan Arran Arran Achaemenian 1801 Baku - - - - -
Balkh Afghanistan Ariana Achaemenian 19th Century Balkh Paktra Bactria - - -
Buhkhara Uzbekistan Buhkhara Achaemenian 19th Century - - - - - -
Damghan - Qumes Parthian Sad-Darvāze
Dascylium Turkey - Achaemenian - - - - - - -
Ganjeh Azerbaijan Arran Arran - 19th Century - - - - - -
Hamedan - Hamedan Median n/a Hamedan Hekmataneh - - - -
Gorgan - Golestan Proto-Median n/a Gorgān Hyrcānia Hyrcānia Hyrcania Hyrcania Hyrcania
Gumū Tepe - Gorgān Hyrcānia Sasanian n/a Gumū Tepe Ābaskūn - - - -
Isfahan - Esfahan Gabiyana Elamite/Median n/a Esfahan Jey/Spahan Jey/Espahan Gabiyan - -
Kakavand - Kermanshah Median n/a Kakavand - - - - -
Kharazm Turkmenistan - Proto-Median 19th Century Kharazm Khwarezmia Khwarezmia Khwarezmia Khwarezmia Khwarezmia
Khark Island - Ghobad-Khoreh Elamite n/a Khark Arakia Ikaria ? Ikaria -
Khiveh Uzbekistan
Kuwait Kuwait Kuwait Ikaru Assyrian/Achaemenid
Harran Turkey Asuristan Assuristan Parthian n/a Karkheh Karkhae - - - -
Merv Turkmenistan Marv Khurrasan Achaemenian 19th Century Marv Marv Margiana Margiana - Margiana
Mēshun Iraq Basra Khvarvaran Sasanian

18th

Century

- Abarkavādh - - - -
Meybod - Yazd Sasanian n/a Meybod Meybod - - - -
Mazun Oman Mazun Mazun Achaemenid/Parthian 7th Century Oman Mazun Mk Mk - -
Nisa Turkmenistan Nisa Parthian 19th Century Nisa - - - - -
Nishabur - Khorrasan Abrashar Sasanian - Neyābūr Nīāpūr - - - -
Paveh - Kermanshah Pre-Median n/a Paveh Pav - - - -
Qeshm - Hormozgan Qeshm Abarkāvān
Qomes -
Rayy - Tehran Median n/a Rayy Raga Raga Raga -
Salmas -
Samarkand Uzbekistan 19th Century Samarqand
Shakhrisabz Uzbekistan 19th Century
Shairaz - Fars Achaemenid n/a Shiraz - - - -
Siraf -
Soghd Uzbekistan Soghdiana Achaemenid 19th Century Soghod Soghdiana Soghdiana Soghdiana - Soghdiana
Shush - Ilam Elamite n/a Shush Susiana Susiana Susiana Shush
Tashkend Uzbekistan 19th century
Tis - Sistan & Baluchestan Sakestan Parthian n/a Tis Tis - - - -
Tisfun Iraq - Khvarvaran Parthian 18th Century Tisfoun Tispwn - - - -
Zabul - Sistan & Baluchestan Sakestan Pre-Median n/a Zabol Zabol Zabol - - -

 

 

 

 

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